Localized infestations can often be handled by
drilling and treated the effected area of your structure.
Using advanced listening equipment; Hume and Company can assess
the condition of colony and treat it without using invasive
Hume and Company
uses Termidor advanced undetectable liquid technology. That
means termites cannot see, smell, taste, or avoid it. Instead,
they contact, ingest and share Termidor, completely unaware
that doing so inevitably will kill them.
termites several ways.
When termites eat Termidor-treated material, they will die.
But Termidor doesn't stop there. It eliminates termites by
contact as well. And since termites cant detect its
presence, termites can directly ingest and contact Termidor
as they go about their normal routines.
Whenever a termite ingests or touches Termidor, it can become
a carrier, transferring Termidor to other termites
it contacts. These termites, in turn, can become secondary
carriers, behaving normally while they transfer Termidor to
other termites they contactand so on within the colony.
Because Termidor is slow-acting, it gives individual termites
ample time to transfer it to others in the population. This
unique, spiraling process is called the Transfer Effect,
and its devastating results maximize the protection of your
Termite fumigation is necessary to eradicate extensive colonies
Drywood termites ranging from 3-5 years in age. With fumigation,
insects are eliminated from a structure using a registered
At Hume and
Company fumigations are carried out using Vikane® Gas.
Vikane® is odorless, colorless and leaves no residue.
Because it is an inorganic gas, when used according to label
directions, Vikane® gas fumigant completely dissipates
from a structure following fumigation, leaving no surface
residue, odor or film behind. This means you will not have
to wash dishes, linens, clothing or furnishings after fumigation.
Vikane® gas fumigant has been proven through nearly half
a century of practical use in more than 2 million structures.
The peace of mind that comes from knowing a home will
be free of drywood termites requires preparing it for whole-structure
fumigation with Vikane® gas fumigant. Preparation involves
bagging food, removing pets and plants, and arranging for
lodging. Many homeowners take this opportunity to clean out
clutter and get away or visit family.
some ideas to consider as part of the preparation process.
food and other items in special Nylofume® bags, as directed
by your fumigation professional, is an essential step when
preparing for whole-structure fumigation with Vikane. Here
are some suggestions for making bagging fun, easy and rewarding.
Throw a party to get rid of extra food and any beverages in
opened bottles. Search the Internet for recipes for
creative dishes you can make with the food you have.
Use this event as an opportunity to clean out your
cupboards and refrigerator.
Donate any unneeded/unwanted food to charity.
Know what needs to be bagged.....
here for complete list and procedure
While your home is being treated for drywood termites
through whole-structure fumigation with Vikane® gas fumigant,
you will need to find somewhere else to stay. Being away from
your home doesn't have to be an inconvenience here
are some ways to make the best out of your time away.
Use this event as an opportunity to visit relatives
you havent seen for awhile.
Plan a vacation around your fumigation.
Take advantage of the time away from home to visit
local events or attractions.
Removing pets and plants. All pets and plants will
need to be removed from your home while the fumigation is
some ideas to keep in mind when making arrangements for your
pets and plants.
Arrange to take your plants to a neighbors house
or designate an area outside where they will be out of the
way of the fumigation crew and tarps.
Arrange a play date for your pets or take
them to an animal spa.
Discuss with your fumigator preparations for large
fish tanks and terrariums that cannot be removed during the
While you are away from your home, it is normal to be
concerned about your personal belongings and valuables. Here
are some things you can do to keep your mind at ease during
extra security, inform your neighbors that your house is going
to be fumigated and ask them to keep an eye out for any strangers
or unusual activity.
Take all your valuables with you, when possible. Create
a valuables checklist so you can easily make sure
everything is in place when you return home.
Ask your neighbors to pay extra attention to their
pets and children to ensure they stay away from the fumigation